Diploma of Production Horticulture

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It reflects the role of personnel working on production horticulture farms. The qualification can be contextualised for a tree cropping, vegetable, berry or flower production or mushroom production context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed enterprises, both.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

10 elective units

Subjects you can Study:

Electives: Monitor and manage soils for production; Manage a controlled growing environment; Develop a horticultural production plan; Design water treatment systems; Conduct environment and food safety risk assessment of plant nutrition and soil fertility programs; Market products and services; Implement a machinery management system; Prepare the enterprise for organic certification; plus more.

Related Careers:

Farmer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba Training Hub No info No 24 months
Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges is a Registered Training Organisation that provides training in a wide range of agricultural specialisations across a range of geographic and climatic regions throughout Queensland. The College was formed as a result of the merger of Dalby Agricultural College, Longreach Pastoral College, Emerald Agricultural College and the Australian College of Tropical Agriculture (Burdekin Agricultural College and Mareeba Environmental College). The College offers training in agriculture, horticulture and production horticulture, rural business management, automotive and engineering programs as well as conservation and land management. Other available training and qualifications include traineeships, apprenticeships, short and specialist courses, and tailored training for schools, business and industry.

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